US police arrests hundreds more protesters

Hundreds of American demonstrators have been arrested as nationwide protests over police brutality towards minorities continue.

Police detained some 102 protesters in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on Sunday, while around 100 more people were taken into custody during demonstrations in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

The protesters were outraged by recent police killings of two unarmed African American men that further fueled racial tensions in the country.

On Tuesday, 37-year-old Alton Sterling was fatally shot by police in the southeastern city of Baton Rouge and  32-year-old Philando Castile was shot dead Wednesday by a police officer near St. Paul.

In St. Paul police accused the demonstrators of throwing molotov cocktails and damaging public property.

Two protesters are arrested on a highway embankment in St. Paul, Minnesota, July 9, 2016.

According to local media, law enforcement officers threatened protesters to  with heavy crackdown unless they ended their…

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